Autism

Changing people’s minds? Start with self-esteem.

“There should be a common body of facts that everybody can agree on and yet have a difference of opinion……It’s important to make a distinction between beliefs that people hold and the facts.” ~ Dana Milbank National Political Columnist, Washington Post. We don’t like to admit we’re wrong, our ego flinches automatically.  Admitting we’re wrong after holding a view for a…

Autism and Insomnia – Melatonin Improves Kids’ Sleep Disorders

A sleep hormone produced by the pineal gland may improve sleep issues in children with autism, resulting in an improvement of the day to day dynamics for the entire family. Americans are tired. About 40 million suffer from a chronic sleep disorder, with an additional 20-30 million affected by intermittent sleep-related problems. Yet for children with autism the problem is even…

Autism and Vitamin D Incidental Findings Gaining Attention

(Image credit, Flickr) Researchers are continuing to piece together one of the most mysterious modern day epidemics, autism spectrum disorder, a syndrome affecting one in 110 children. A growing body of evidence suggests low vitamin D levels may play a role. Scientists studying autism and vitamin D believe there may be an association between a woman’s vitamin D levels during pregnancy,…

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